Overton Healthcare Center is an average-sized facility in Overton, Texas. Featuring an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a lower end facility. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Overton. If you aren't deterred by this nursing home's profile, you can continue reading to learn more about its category grades. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Overton Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this nursing home a terrible overall score, we gave it an A- for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than the facility's overall score. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
We also want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home was given an F for its short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are often employed to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. As you might expect, we learned that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the typical facility. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
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We also wanted to point out that this nursing home received an F for its nursing grade. Our nursing score is based on a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This figure is far below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is long-term care, where this nursing home received an abysmal score here as well. It received a lowly F in this category, which is definitely somewhat alarming. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. One of the data points we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. Thankfully, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.78049 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, a few of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Overton Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Overton Healthcare Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Overton Healthcare Center, 3.33% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Overton Healthcare Center, 1.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Overton Healthcare Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Overton Healthcare Center, 22.56% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Overton Healthcare Center, 4.81% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts believe that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Overton Healthcare Center, 94.64% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Overton Healthcare Center, 17.1% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Overton Healthcare Center, 16.36% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Overton Healthcare Center, 16.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
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